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Theatre Practitioner & Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 358-THEATRES-GFD-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.



Are you interested in a Theatre Nurse or Practitioner role in an amazing and dynamic Theatre Team at Glenfield Hospital?

If so, we are ready to accept your application!

Glenfield Hospital is a nationally and internationally renowned centre of excellence in adult cardiac, vascular and thoracic care. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and motivated individual to join our team as a band 5 within the Cardiac and Vascular Theatre Department.

The post holder will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of evidenced-based clinical care to a group of patients whilst developing outstanding scrub skills. In house training is provided through a team of Clinical Skills Supervisors offering support and guidance for your ongoing development. As part of the role, you will be expected to participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members within the department aiming towards maintaining high standards of quality patient care.

A self-motivated and organised individual would fit in well to University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) as an organisation, as well as into the Theatre Department itself, by using initiative and ability to lead and coordinate a multidisciplinary team with minimal supervision.

We are forward thinking organisation offering patient and public involvement whilst ensuring staff are able to experience a flexible working pattern allowing them to maintain a comprehensive and appropriate work / life balance.

Band 5 staff will be required to work across UHL as per service needs and travel flexibly between sites within UHL. Commitment to on call duties and shifts on all days of the week is required as per rota obligations, as well as being able to participate with a variety of shift patterns to cover staffing requirements.

There are currently separate adverts online for posts at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital Theatre Departments. Please apply to one advert only where your speciality preference lies. Further discussions regarding site preference can be had at interview.

For further information please contact:

Adel Baum – Theatre Matron, Glenfield Hospital:



Jane Davies, Non medical recruitment lead:

  • 0116 250 2813

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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